Located in the heart of Old Mandeville on Girod Street, just blocks from the lakefront and St. Tammany Trace, sits a 1940’s cottage with a red tin roof. Take a walk up to the front steps through the kid-friendly, fenced-in, outdoor seating area. Inside you will find some of the best southern food around. Chef Luke Hidalgo and his wife Marci, both South Louisiana born, spent nearly a decade working in some of New Orleans’ most outstanding fine dining restaurants before opening Hambone. Luke was a sous chef at Commander’s Palace for over 6 years when he met Marci, who ...